Ostwald has introduced a very useful conception for the study of this question of surface energy.
Ostwald in a published lecture gives this example of what he means.
Even the great Ostwald, within the decade, has made a childs book on chemistry after the old conversational form.
Haeckel, Ostwald, and Mach have each given the world a constructive system of thought.
According to modern ideas, no true miscibility exists, but a suspension or emulsion is formed (see Ostwald, p. 237).
Ostwald would reject even these in his pursuit of the illusion of a "science without hypotheses."
In his study of men of science Ostwald has introduced the distinction of classicist and romanticist.
Professor Ostwald showed me the studio which now takes the place of the laboratory.
Herein it recalls in some respects the bellicose pacifism of the too celebrated Ostwald.
To claim, as Ostwald does, that science must be free from hypotheses is to deprive it of its foundations.